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Famous Deaths In April - 12

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0065  Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on April - 12.  

0238  On this day in history death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

0352  On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  On April - 12 death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 12.  

1550  Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

1555  On April - 12 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75  

1605  Boris Godunov, Tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies on April - 12.  

1675  On April - 12 death of richard Bennett, British Colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1609)  

1687  Death of Ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer on April - 12.  

1690  Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer, dies at 71 on April - 12.  

1704  John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76 on April - 12.  

1748  William Kent, English sculptor/architect (Kensington Palace), dies on April - 12.  

1760  On April - 12 baron Ernst Gottlieb, composer, dies at 64  

1782  On April - 12 death of metastasio, Italian poet and librettist (b. 1698)  

1788  On this day in history carl Joseph Toeschi, composer, dies at 56  

1795  On this day in history rainieri de Calzabigi, Italian literary, dies at 80  

1797  Josef Antonin Stepan, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1814  On April - 12 death of charles Burney, English music historian (b. 1726)  

1817  On this day in history charles Messier, "comet ferret" & catalogs famous "M objects,", dies  

1828  Jean Henri Appelius, Dutch lawyer/minister of Finance, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1845  On April - 12 henry M baron the Kock, officer/politician, dies at 65  

1850  On this day in history death of adoniram Judson, American Baptist missionary (b. 1788)  

1859  John Emde, German evangelist, dies at about 84 on April - 12.  

1864  Thomas Green, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 50 on this day in history.  

1872  On this day in history death of nikolaos Mantzaros, Greek composer (b. 1795)  

1878  William M "Boss" Tweed, NY politician, dies on this day in history.  

1896  Alexander Ritter, composer, dies at 62 on April - 12.  

1898  Death of Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Roman catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1820) on April - 12.  

1902  Death of Marie Alfred Cornu, French physicist (b. 1842) on April - 12.  

1909  On this day in history hermann Kotzchmar, composer, dies at 79  

1910  On April - 12 william G Sumner, US sociologist/politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69  

1912  Clara Barton, organizer (American Red Cross), dies at 90 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on April - 12.  

1500  Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist was born on April - 12.  

1526  On April - 12 birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)  

1550  On this day in history birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)  

1577  On April - 12 birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  On this day in history birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France  

1626  Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.